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UT Health Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 21000026

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center - McGovern Medical School, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Rank Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will report to the Division Director. We are seeking applicants with a focus on microsurgery or general plastic surgical reconstruction for both breast and trauma. You will be expected to actively participate in the teaching and academic activities of the Department of Surgery by working with residents and fellows and in student education, including patient rounds, presentations and lectures and attendance at appropriate conferences such as Surgery Grand Rounds and Morbidity and Mortality Conferences and local and national conferences.


Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. The successful application must be Board Certified, eligible for licensure in the State of Texas. Preferred applicants will be fellowship trained in microsurgery.

Optimal candidates will help build the Breast Microsurgery program in conjunction with UT partners in General Surgery and our Breast Reconstruction teams. With Privileges at Memorial Hermann Hospital, a busy Level 1 trauma center, expertise in breast reconstruction with Fellowship training in Microsurgery is preferred.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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